'''Russ Wetmore''' is an American computer programmer best known for writing a number of commercial products for the Atari 8-bit family
in the early to mid 1980s. He wrote the ''Frogger
''-inspired ''Preppie! (video game)|Preppie!
its maze-game sequel ''Preppie II'' (1983),
and ported ''Sea Dragon (video game)|Sea Dragon
'' from the TRS-80
All three games were developed under the name Star Systems Software and published by Adventure International
As a result of the North American video game crash of 1983
, Wetmore stopped writing games
and created the integrated application suite ''Homepak
'' (1984) for the Atari 8-bit computers.
It contains a word processor (''Hometext''), database (''Homefind''), and terminal communications program (''Hometerm''). ''Homepak'' was published by Batteries Included (company)|Batteries...